• Charles H. Irby

    Retired computer scientist and high tech entrepreneur Charles H. Irby was a software engineer and later chief architect on SRI International‘s oN-Line System (NLS), which established many of the user interface standards that exist today, and also lead the user interface and functionality design group for the Xerox Star product. He co-founded Metaphor Computer Systems and lead the design and development of its products.  He was the founding Director of the Unicode Consortium.  He also lead the engineering efforts at General Magic as the products were brought to market.  He retired in1997. Education Irby earned a Bachelor’s in Physics and a Master’s in Computer Science from University of California, Santa Barbara, and completed the required coursework towards his…